This morning, Megan Thee Stallion spoke at length with Gayle King in regards to the July 2020 Los Angeles incident by which she was shot within the foot following a celebration at Kendall Jenner’s dwelling. Megan reasserted that Tory Lanez fired the gun after she obtained out of a automotive she had been in with Lanez, his driver and a pal of hers.
“Every part occurs so quick. And all I hear is that this man screaming. And he mentioned, ‘Dance, bitch.’ And he began capturing.” Megan recalled. “He shot a few instances and I used to be so scared.” An onlooker known as the police, and Megan instructed King that she was afraid to inform them she had been shot as a result of they could escalate the scenario.
“The George Floyd incident had simply occurred, the police are very a lot shoot first, ask questions after, so I’m like, ‘It’s a sizzling gun within the automotive, I’m bleeding. I’ve been shot. They’re about to kill someone. One thing dangerous is about to occur,’” she mentioned.
As a substitute, Megan instructed the police that she had stepped on damaged glass: “I used to be simply making an attempt to guard all of us, as a result of I don’t need them to kill us. Regardless that this individual simply did this to me, my first response nonetheless was to attempt to save us. I didn’t need to see anyone die.” She was taken to a hospital for therapy, however mentioned that some small fragments of the bullets stay in her ft to this present day. Megan additionally acknowledged that she has regretted not mentioning the gun to the police from the outset.
CBS Information additionally obtained textual content messages despatched from Megan’s pal who was within the automotive to her bodyguard, which learn “Tory shot Meg.”
Megan refuted Lanez’s claim that the 2 had a sexual relationship, and mentioned that that they had grow to be shut associates partially as a result of they have been each grieving over the lack of their moms. “I really feel like I put the blame on myself as a result of when my mother handed, I simply felt like I used to be on the lookout for some sort of household setting. And I used to be letting so many individuals in,” she instructed King. “I did not care who it was. I simply needed to really feel like I obtained household and I obtained those who care about me.”
Lanez has pleaded not responsible to the capturing, however was arrested in early April for violating a “pre-trial protecting order.” In August 2020, Megan named Lanez because the shooter in an Instagram Dwell following skepticism from a vocal subsection of social media customers. “Sure, this n-gga Tory shot me. You shot me, and you bought your publicist and your individuals going to those blogs, mendacity and shit,” she defined. In a 2020 interview with GQ, Megan mentioned Lanez supplied her cash to not converse publicly in regards to the capturing, and within the CBS interview she claimed that the precise sum was $1 million.
Lanez has stoked skepticism within the years since, by way of social media and Daystar, an album nearly completely devoted to his aspect of the story. He’s additionally antagonized Meg in some locations, like a video with (Meg’s as soon as frequent collaborator) DaBaby that features Lanez brandishing weapons, with a particular close-up on his ft. Meg had phrases for anybody who looks like she’s mendacity about the way in which issues went down: “I do know this occurred to me. I’d relatively it play out in court docket and the details come out and every part comes out than me having to plead my case. I’m the sufferer,” she mentioned. “I’m not defending myself in opposition to something. One thing occurred to me.”